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Viva Movil by JLo opens first fashionable mobile store in Brooklyn

It's true, JLo has her own retail store where she'll be selling smartphones in a joint venture with Verizon Wireless. You can also expect to find fashionable accessories and all types of goodness at her new Brooklyn location. Last month at CTIA Verizon had a big announcement (it wasn't the HTC One) and surprised us all by announcing Viva Movil - a wireless carrier for Latinos. We have more details on the new shop below.

Google adds historic Central Park and 9/11 Memorial to Street View

Google Street View just keeps getting better and better. While we already know the first-person look with Street View has already walked nearly every street of New York City, today they published a few new areas that are historic to everyone. Not only that, but these iconic locations show the heart, spirit, and strength of our nation and the greatest city in New York.

NYC adds cell and WiFi service to 36 more Subway stations

In an effort to have all Subway stations completely wired by 2016, the MTA has announced that around 36 stations are getting smartphone cell service and WiFi access in New York City. More than 8.5 million daily subway riders will be happy to learn that they'll have complete wireless service deep underground at more than 30 new locations. Time to check Twitter and Facebook on the Subway.

Enjoy New Years with the official Times Square Ball Drop app for 2013

Just like years past, Countdown Entertainment and Toshiba have released their brand new and updated Official Times Square Ball Drop app for Android. They've completely updated and redesigned the app for the new year, and as expected supports the latest versions of Android and more. To learn how to get your picture on the big screen live in New York this year read on below for all the details.

NYC payphones being switched into free WiFi Hotspots

Today while browsing the interwebs I stumbled across a neat story from New York City. Since everyone these days walks around with a smartphone attached to their faces or hands, the need for a payphone is steadily declining. With payphone booths set up all across cities in the US we might as well make use out of them. In New York City they are doing exactly that -- making them WiFi hotspots for all.

Celebrate New Years with the Official Times Square Ball Drop App

Celebrate New Years Eve in New York City and Times Square live right from your phone this year with the Time Square Official Ball App. Everyone celebrates the new year a little different but I'm sure everyone's watched the NYC Ball drop a time or two. I used this last year and today the application has been updated with full support for 2012 in just 11 short days. The countdown has already started. Who is ready for 2012?

HTC event set for November 3rd, may announce the HTC Rezound

HTC has just announced their plans for another product unveiling for next week in NYC. Thursday, November 3rd they'll be holding a media event to show us and the world their latest innovation. Most likely we will be rocking out with some beats audio and possibly a 720p HD display with the new HTC Rezound (codenamed Vigor) headed to Verizon Wireless with 4G LTE. This is just a guess, but most likely that is what they'll have in store for everyone.

HTC Media Event set for September 20th, something new coming

HTC is passing around some special invitations to their next big media event, and it's all set to begin on September 20th where we are invited to celebrate with them in style. This is just hitting the wires and we are already starting to wonder what they might be showcasing coming up on the 20th. The HTC Jetstream was just released, and they have a few Windows Phone devices coming but I have a feeling this will be all Android.